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Cool City Challenge - Taking the "Low Carbon Diet" to Scale

THE INNOVATION: The purpose of the Cool City Challenge is to bring to scale proven behavior change and community engagement methodologies t…

Started by Sue Lebeck

0 Sep 9, 2013

Engineering Ideas at the Zoo

THE INNOVATION: Biomimicry-inspired incubation models have emerged in recent years, all aiming to nurture technologies originating in Natur…

Started by Sue Lebeck

0 Jul 16, 2013

The Centre for BioInspiration - at the San Diego Zoo

THE INNOVATION: In this new biomimicry-inspired incubation model, biologists match animal and plant species’ natural adaptations to the fun…

Started by Sue Lebeck

0 Jul 16, 2013

Material Transformation

THE INNOVATION: Our very relationship with materials is due for a transformation.    New changes --  in design approaches,  in civic policy…

Started by Sue Lebeck

0 Apr 9, 2013

TrashAmps - "Reuse it for Music"

THE INNOVATION: Inspiring kids to upcycle by designing a take-everywhere fun product that utilizes everyday trash items as its changeable p…

Started by Sue Lebeck

0 Apr 9, 2013

Looptworks - Upcycled from Excess

THE INNOVATION: Using exclusively pre-consumer waste –- amassed at 70x the rate of post-consumer waste in the apparel industry -- to create…

Started by Sue Lebeck

0 Apr 9, 2013

Baking Sustainability into Business

THE INNOVATION: Sustainability is, at last, being deeply embedded into business decision-making and practice. This was among the clear mess…

Started by Sue Lebeck

0 Mar 12, 2013

Conversations on the VERGE

THE INNOVATION: "VERGE" is an initiative of the GreenBiz Group, creating a forum for and accelerating the movement of the emerging converge…

Started by Sue Lebeck

0 Dec 4, 2012

Willi Paul - Permaculture Mythology

THE INNOVATION: Creating new myths and alchemies to promote environmental sustainability.   Willi Paul, Publisher and Eco-Alchemist www.Pl

Started by Sue Lebeck

1 Nov 21, 2012
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Sustainability Base - NASA's Space Station on Earth

THE INNOVATION: What really makes this facility a “smart” building is the innovative application of NASA technologies. One such application…

Started by Sue Lebeck

1 Nov 1, 2012
Reply by James Timothy Caldwell



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